Archive | October, 2015

Top 25 Haunted Places Around the World

Dublin has plenty of haunted landmarks.

There are 25 haunted spots featured on this list, and plenty more around the world besides. How do you pick just one each year in which to spend your Halloween? Well, the good news is that these places retain their scary reputations year-round, so even if only one of them makes the cut for October […]

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October 28, 2015 by | 5 Comments

Exploring Transylvania from Cluj-Napoca

Brasov and it's most important landmark, the Black Church in the Old Town.

The vibrant student city of Cluj-Napoca, located in legend-riddled Transylvania, and has proclaimed itself as Romania’s ‘city of the arts.’ A multi-cultural city with its origins in Roman times, Cluj’s profile is currently riding high as European Youth Capital for 2015. Thanks to its proximity to many of Romania’s unique attractions, exploring Transylvania from Cluj-Napoca […]

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October 26, 2015 by | Comments Off on Exploring Transylvania from Cluj-Napoca

October Top Photos of the Month: Crazy Adventure Activities Around the World

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Be an adrenaline junkie with Viator with the October Top Photos of the Month!

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October 22, 2015 by | Comments Off on October Top Photos of the Month: Crazy Adventure Activities Around the World

Breaking Bad in Albuquerque

Los Pollos Hermanos

For “Breaking Bad” fans who can’t stand the wait for Season 2 of the show’s popular spin-off, “Better Call Saul,” take a trip to Albuquerque and retrace Walter White’s steps on a self-guided tour of the city’s film spots. From the family home to Los Pollos Hermanos, visit all of Heisenberg’s haunts with less than […]

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October 21, 2015 by | Comments Off on Breaking Bad in Albuquerque

Thanksgiving Travel: 8 Amazing Things to Do and Places to Go

Pikachu balloon by Ben+Sam (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Thanksgiving’s eating, drinking and merrymaking tend to come with an element of stress over meal planning, preparation and cleanup. So take a break from the usual this year: Because what better way to celebrate an extra two days off in a row than to travel elsewhere than someone’s dining room? Consider going big — take […]

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October 19, 2015 by | Comments Off on Thanksgiving Travel: 8 Amazing Things to Do and Places to Go

Explore Haunted Asheville on a Ghost Tour

Tadd telling us the ghost story of Eagle Lane.

Explore North Carolina’s eerie history on a Haunted Asheville Ghost Tour.

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October 14, 2015 by | Comments Off on Explore Haunted Asheville on a Ghost Tour

New England Fall Foliage: The Best State by State

Newport fall colors

Every fall, New England rolls out a foliage carpet dressed in blazing oranges and reds, yellows and purples. It’s the perfect time to visit the region. Leaf peepers come to drive the winding country roads, hike lush mountain paths, and stroll town greens to soak in the vibrant vistas of color. If you’re planning a […]

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October 12, 2015 by | 2 Comments

Explore the Castles of Transylvania from Bucharest

Brasov city-center.

The Peles and Bran castles are a few hours drive outside of Bucharest, therefore making a great day trip to our Romania travel plans. Since we were traveling without a car, I chose to book the Castles of Transylvania from Bucharest Private Tour in order to discover the true history of the region.

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October 7, 2015 by | Comments Off on Explore the Castles of Transylvania from Bucharest

Winter Adventures Around the Arctic Circle

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The Call of the Wild … Jack London described a world of pure white, dangerous and exhilarating. Contrary to his time, today you can easily travel to the great northern territories of the USA and Canada and experience the thrills without the danger — just bring your adventurous spirit!

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October 5, 2015 by | Comments Off on Winter Adventures Around the Arctic Circle

Festivals Around the World in October

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Photo credit: nicolicreer via Flickr.

From religious ceremonies to hot air balloons, October is filled with a variety of festivals. The changing colors in many places, along with cooler days, and the refreshing calm before the hectic holiday season draw locals and travelers to some of the world’s most famous – and obscure – events. Since festivals often showcase local […]

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October 2, 2015 by | Comments Off on Festivals Around the World in October